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The Onyx Boox Poke2 Color is a long name for a new eReader with a COLOR display

NEWS – Back when I actually used a dedicated eReader and not my phone or a tablet to read ebooks, I dreamt of having an eReader with a color display. That dream is now a reality with the Onyx Boox Poke2 Color which features Kaleido display technology that has offers a 6 inch E ink …

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This electric guitar can be any color you want in minutes

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – If you’ve ever purchased an electric guitar and then later wished you’d picked a different c0lor, you will appreciate this guitar from Bryan Guitars. It’s filled with liquid! That’s right, the guitar’s body is made of PETG and is clear and hollow so you can just dump the liquid and refill it …

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NEBO Glow turns your Yeti tumbler into a lantern

NEWS – I love products that have two functions and the NEBO Glow fits that category very well. It’s a handle for 20 and 30 ounce tumblers like Yeti and similar brands that not only gives you a good grip on your drink but it doubles as a light. The handle features a 220 lumens …

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Get in a spirited run with Ghost Pacer

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Running.  OK, personally, I don’t get it.  If you ever see me running, try to keep up because there’s a reason.  But, for some misguided souls, running is a way of life.  Solitary running works for some, but studies have shown that if you’re a runner, running with someone improves the quality …

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C-Face smart mask to provide transcription and translation

  NEWS – Masks.  They’re everywhere in this COVID-19 world we now live in.  Besides being hot and uncomfortable, they really have a way of hindering communication.  Losing the ability to see someone’s lips makes communicating harder.  If you’re trying to converse with someone that speaks a different language, things get even harder. Enter Donut …

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Since when did luxury toasters become a thing?

NEWS – During one of my daily gadget surf sessions, I happened to see this toaster on Amazon and it made me scratch my head and wonder why toasters are becoming kitchen status symbols. That’s right, forget about having the latest and greatest smartphone Gadgeteers, a shiny new toaster is the device you need to …

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Logitech G G923 Racing Wheel and Pedals – a next gen racing experience for Xbox/Playstation/PC

News – Logitech’s new G G923 Racing Wheel and Pedals look to be a major upgrade over their previous simulator-grade accessories.  Previous wheels (including the excellent Logitech G27 that I’ve used for years for Rally/F1/GT/Arcade racing) have had good rumbly force feedback, but this new model promises next-level realism in terms of feedback to the …

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Get a glimpse of Cadillac’s LYRIQ-al electric future

NEWS – At 7 pm EDT on August 6, 2020, Cadillac presented a look into General Motor’s dive into electrification. Cadillac introduced the LYRIQ – its first all-electric vehicle.  It is GM’s first vehicle built on its next-generation modular electrification platform based on its new Ultium battery technology. These batteries use a new NCMA (nickel-cobalt-manganese-aluminum) …

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DriveSlide – A secure home for your laptop accessories

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Anna and Eli Jay, filmmaker, project engineer, and siblings, turn to Kickstart to fund a product they created called DriveSlide. Aptly named, the DriveSlide is a sleek two-piece, “slide & lock” laptop attachment to keep your hard drive as safe as the data backed up on it. What is it? DriveSlide, is …

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Bring the Star Wars saga home with the Otterbox Baby Yoda Echo Dot stand

NEWS – Unless you’re from a galaxy far far away, you are probably aware of the recent Baby Yoda craze. Merchandise featuring the cutest bounty in the galaxy seems to be popping up everywhere. But, just when you thought you’ve seen it all, the folks at OtterBox have come up with a stand that makes …

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Glow Rhino Introduces EDC Gear Powered by Tritium

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – With just under 2 weeks to go on their first Kickstarter project, Glow Rhino, a small group of EDC enthusiasts, is looking to launch the Ion, an innovative pocketknife imbued with a glowing tritium insert. Tritium, for those that may not know, is an innocuous radioactive hydrogen isotope that creates photons through …

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Looking for some interesting phone stands, pencil sharpeners, lamps, etc.? Check out Pendulux!

NEWS – I love finding interesting functional items for my home and Pendulux is one place to find those things. They have an eclectic assortment of items like phone/tablet stands, pencil sharpeners, clocks, lamps, tables, etc. The above photos give you a small sampling of what they have. The first photo is the Geneva Phone …

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Digging in your garden just got a whole lot easier with the Rotoshovel!

NEWS – Rotoshovel to the rescue! No more back-breaking arduous digging with a shovel in the backyard to plant your garden. This innovative digging tool was created by Rick Goren and is a cordless electric handheld shovel and auger in one. It uses a rechargeable 12-volt lithium-ion battery that will run for 1.5 hours and …

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WESN releases Microblade 2.0 knife with upgraded steel and new options

NEWS – Detroit-baed knifemaker WESN has recently released the Microblade 2.0, an updated version of their small but mighty EDC folding pocket knife.  The upgrades to their original Microblade include upgraded D2 steel blade material, and additional handle materials and colors. With its small size (only 2.25″ when closed), wide blade, and pocket clip, the …

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